-Source of pollutants is the industrialized parts of the world.
-mostly found in winter
-arctic sink for pollutants that are emitted far away from the arctic – go in arctic oceans,
and when these are in the aqueous system – being such as fish are absorbing the
pollutants which humans then consume.
->Main constituents: vanadium – carcinogen
-1972: Glen Shaw
-surface in arctic is so cold that there is warm air on top of cold surface; increasing
temperature in height – inversion.
-no washout of pollutants that are in the atmosphere, in the arctic
Impacts of Arctic Haze
-go high up in the foodchain very quickly due